2019

All-hazards Risk Assessment Toolkit

The Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Risk Identification and Site Criticality (RISC) Toolkit is an all-hazards risk assessment for health care organizations that can be used to inform emergency preparedness planning, risk management activities, and resource investments. The toolkit was developed in collaboration with government and private sector experts in emergency management, physical security and cybersecurity. The …

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CDC and CMS Free Long-term Care Infection Preventionist Training

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have launched a free infection preventionist training program for senior living and long-term care organizations to meet the required infection prevention training Requirements for Participation for Nursing Homes.. Read more at https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/cms-cdc-offer-specialized-online-infection-prevention-and-control-training-nursing-home-staff-long

IHI Launches Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has launched a free six-month initiative, Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network, designed for hospitals and health care systems with at least 1,000 deliveries per year. The goal of the network is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to needed to reliably implement promising practices and improve …

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